One confirmed dead in accident on I-240 south bound - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

One confirmed dead in accident on I-240 south bound

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Earle Farrell is on the scene of an accident involving a MATA bus and a cement truck at I-240 southbound at South Parkway and Norris. 

One person confirmed dead. 

Earle Farrell tells us that the female bus driver went thru the windshield on impact and then the bus rolled over her.  She is currently trapped.

The driver of the cement truck was transported to The MED in critical condition.

The cement truck is overturned on its side in the middle of the highway as a result of the accident.  Crews are telling Earle that it will be this afternoon before this is all cleared.

Traffic is at a stand still and motorists should take alternate routes.

This investigation is ongoing.

FOX13's Earle Farrell is on the scene and will continue to give us updates for Good Morning Memphis and FOX13 Midday.  Stay with www.myfoxmemphis.com.

 

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